Railterminal Gelderland

Terminal innovation: trains will glide into RTG in the Netherland

The stakeholders aim to have the technology ready by 2026. 2023, Railterminal Gelderland

The Dutch province of Gelderland and Infrastructure Manager ProRail are working on technology to allow the entry of freight trains onto the proposed Railterminal Gelderland (RTG) without overhead lines and the help of diesel locomotives. Instead, freight trains will ‘glide’ onto the terminal grounds, saving time and reducing CO2 emissions. Railfreight.com spoke to provincial project manager Patricia van Eijndthoven and her counterpart at ProRail Gerben Leskens about the plans.

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Railterminal Gelderland

Terminal innovation: trains will glide into RTG in the Netherland

The stakeholders aim to have the technology ready by 2026. 2023, Railterminal Gelderland

The Dutch province of Gelderland and Infrastructure Manager ProRail are working on technology to allow the entry of freight trains onto the proposed Railterminal Gelderland (RTG) without overhead lines and the help of diesel locomotives. Instead, freight trains will ‘glide’ onto the terminal grounds, saving time and reducing CO2 emissions. Railfreight.com spoke to provincial project manager Patricia van Eijndthoven and her counterpart at ProRail Gerben Leskens about the plans.

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